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Dublin-Guadalajara poetry exchange

I'm really excited to be involved as the Dublin curator/editor of this project - part of a series of city-to-city collaborative poetry projects headed by Mexico's EBL-Cielo Abierto publishing house - as well as participating poet: at the end of last year 7 poets from Dublin were partnered with 7 from Guadalajara to exchange selections of their work and render the work of their collaborator into their language, be it English or Spanish. A resulting anthology,  Centrifugal: Contemporary Poetry from Dublin and Guadalajara,  is due out in September from EBL-Cielo Abierto as a dual-language volume, with support from Mexico's National Council for Culture and the Arts (CONACULTA). There are unconfirmed plans for public presentations of the book in both cities. The poet pairings are as follows: Alan Jude Moore & Xitlálitil Rodríguez Anamaría Crowe Serrano & Mónica Nepote Catherine Walsh & Laura Solórzano Christodoulos Makris & Luis Eduardo García John Kearns